Hypoponera JTL-013 Longino ms

Formicidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia

worker face view

worker lateral view


Costa Rica, Panama (nr. Gamboa). Costa Rica: lowland wet forest sites; Hitoy Cerere Biological Reserve, Osa Peninsula, Manuel Antonio National Park, Carara Biological Reserve.


Face densely punctate, intervals between puncta subequal to puncta diameter; propodeum not strongly tectiform (tent-like), sides broadly round into relatively broad dorsal face (propodeum tectiform in JTL-001); petiole moderately thin, scale-like in lateral profile, anterior and posterior faces weakly converging to broadly rounded dorsal face; color orange. Measurement data.

Natural History

This species inhabits leaf litter on the floor of mature wet forest. I know it only from Winkler samples of sifted litter from the forest floor.

Page author:

John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505 USA.longinoj@evergreen.edu

Date of this version: 28 May 1999
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